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1969 Delaware 200


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USAC Champ Car Series race number 14 of 24
Sunday, August 24, 1969 at Dover Downs International Speedway, Dover, DE
200 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (200.000 miles)

Time of race: 1:36:01
Average speed: 124.978 mph
Pole speed: 155.259 mph
Cautions: 3 for 36 laps
Margin of victory: n/a
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 4

Glossary    1969 USAC Champ Car Series results   /   1969 standings

PosSt#DriverChass./Eng.LapsMoneyStatusLedPts
11057   Art Pollard STP Gas Treatment   (Andy Granatelli)Gerhardt / Plymouth20010690running72400
2 412   Gordon Johncock Gilmore Broadcasting   (Gordon Johncock)Gerhardt / Offy2005390running0320
3 282   Roger McCluskey G.C. Murphy   (A.J. Foyt)Coyote / Ford1993086running34280
41390   Mike Mosley Zecol / Lubaid   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Offy1992138running0240
5 98   Gary Bettenhausen Thermo King   (Fred Gerhardt)Gerhardt / Offy1921902running0200
61471   Rick Muther Jack Adams Aircraft   (Jack Adams)Lola / Offy1891568running0160
7 791   Johnny Rutherford Zecol / Lubaid   (Bob Wilke)Watson / Offy1881282running0120
816112   Steve Krisiloff VTM Finishing   (Shelby-Dowd)Gerhardt / Ford185998running0100
92018   Al Smith Jack SteckChenoweth / Chevy179926running080
101968   Jerry Karl Trackstar Helmet   (Jerry Karl)Gerhardt / Chevy175855running060
11 32   Mario Andretti STP Oil Treatment   (Andy Granatelli)Brawner / Ford1371284crash1940
12 515   Al Unser Vel's Parnelli Ford   (Parnelli Jones)Lola / Ford128712crash7520
132161   Max Dudley Dudley Trucking   (Bob Olbright)Gerhardt / Chevy122641fuel leak0 
14 622   Wally Dallenbach Sprite   (Lindsey Hopkins)Eagle / Offy106570crash0 
151531   Bud Tingelstad Federal EngineeringGerhardt / Offy95499rear end0 
161220   Jim Malloy STP Gas Treatment   (Andy Granatelli)Lotus / Plymouth85428handling0 
172210   Ludwig Heimrath Heimrath Racing   (Ludwig Heimrath)Eisert / Chevy73356black flagged0 
181714   Jim McElreath Quaker State Oil   (Myron Caves)Gerhardt / Offy62285engine0 
19 86   A.J. Foyt Sheraton / Thompson   (A.J. Foyt)Coyote / Ford56285valve0 
201837   Al Loquasto Curtis Auto Center   (Frank Curtis)Curtis / Chevy55285black flagged0 
211140   Joe Leonard STP Oil Treatment   (Andy Granatelli)Lotus / Offy14285handling0 
22 11   Bobby Unser Bardahl   (Bob Wilke)Eagle / Offy3785valve0 

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
Lloyd Ruby25Wynn's Spit-Fire
Bill Simpson28Simpson Safety Equipment
Tom Bigelow34Midwest Manufacturing
Larry Dickson45Weinberger Homes
Jim Reynard66Eastside Racing
Gig Stephens104Atlas Air Cargo

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
1114114  
11512814   #22 accident 
1291291  
13014314   #15 accident turn 4 
1441463  
1471548   #2 accident 
15520046  
  Percent of race run under caution: 18.0%             Average green flag run: 41.0 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Roger McCluskey13434
  Mario Andretti355319
  Al Unser5412875
  Art Pollard12920072